Usually when expectant parents express a color preference for a baby blanket, they’ve painted the nursery or picked a “theme” of some sort, but S and J weren’t…… Read more “Ravelry: Chevron Baby Blanket”
Apart from KnitPicks orders for a few larger projects, I've mostly been picking up single skeins of small-batch hand-dyed fingering and sock yarns this year. Here's a… Read more "Ravelry: Recently Stashed"
After a short, unseasonable burst of 90-degree days, New York City has temporarily regained springtime, with alternating abundant sunshine and overcast, rainy days. One of my favorite…… Read more “The Best Potato Salad, Period”
A friend recently sent me a photo of his son wearing socks on his hands, because the baby mittens they had were flimsy and fell off constantly.…… Read more “Pattern: Snowflake Mitts”
As we continue settling in at our new apartment, one thing I’ve really missed is a full freezer. I usually keep a good variety of stews, soups, and…… Read more “Freezer Meals: Instant Shawarma”
I knew I had a pretty big collection of vintage Manos, but imagine my surprise when I discovered that so many of the yarns in my stash…… Read more “Ravelry: Discontinued Yarns”
This is a recipe I frequently double, because having an entire week’s worth of this hearty meal waiting in the freezer is one of the most profound…… Read more “Freezer Meals: Loaded Chili”